Friendships and Partnerships

Penrith fosters friendship, communication and understanding between people internationally. Since signing our first agreement in 1984, our City's international links program has grown to include: Penrith, England; Fujieda City, Japan; Hakusan City, Japan; Gangseo-gu, Republic of Korea; Xicheng District of Beijing City, China and Kunshan, China.

Penrith International Friendship Committee

The Penrith International Friendship Committee (PIFC) works to foster international friendship through exchanges and other activities with our international partners...

Our International Partners

We value our City's links with a range of international and local partners, which bring educational, cultural, sporting and economic opportunities for each community...

Student Exchange Program

The major program run by the Penrith International Friendship Committee (PIFC) is the annual reciprocal Student Exchange Ambassador Program with Fujieda City, Japan...

Lachlan Shire Friendship

Penrith City and Lachlan Shire in central western NSW enjoy an active friendship which includes sporting, cultural and educational exchanges as well as Council to Council activities.

Australia – Korea: 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Korean and Australian relations continue to strengthen as the two nations commemorate 60 years of diplomatic ties. Australia and Korea established full diplomatic relations in 1961.